About the Site
The library's new website features include a new platform for searching the library's resources, ‘My Pages’, which is your own area on the homepage, and user group access for students, researchers and other visitors.
The new search feature on the homepage integrates more resources
and systems than previously and is designed to give users a better
overview of what is available to them. The 'Discovery Tool' will be
an important component of the search function. We are in the
process of acquiring this feature and it will be integrated during
The 'My pages' function on the homepage is available for you to
adapt to your own requirements after you log in. As a user, you can
view your loans, renew loans, place orders and view booked group
rooms. You can also create custom lists of databases, journals,
books and articles and access previously saved searches. In this
way, you will be able to go straight to the items you want to
monitor and/or save for later use.
A new discussion and information forum for university
researchers, the Research Blog, is in place (in Swedish). There is
also a service for ordering ACTA titles such as
Print on Demand and the facility for researchers to order digital
copies of older works.
The news flow is published in blog format on the homepage along
with a calendar function and an image browser. A new FAQ has been
compiled to provide answers to frequently asked questions.
Navigation is based on the user groups students, researchers and
access to databases and electronic journals - both on and off
The website is developed on the basis of user research,
personas, and suggestions and comments we have received from
students, researchers, lecturers and other library users.
It is our aim that all university library users will be able to
carry out their library business regardless of time and place.
Standards and guidelines
We have endeavoured to build the website in accordance with the
The design is adapted to the Stockholm University web design -
Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012